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)) president obama formally begins his second term in office. the s.r. money ahead of the pomp and circumstance tomorrow. >>> a beautiful day. plenty of sun around the day. a chilly start and maybe wet next week. the forecast in a minute. >> it will be a great game. >> high expectations from san francisco. the san francisco 49ers are one game away from the super bowl. >> and it is 8:30 a.m. on sunday, january january 20th. thank you for joining us. i am anne makovec. >> and i am phil matier. we have a lot of new to cover in the next hour. the council member, the latest addition to the group will be here. >> and we will be talking to the housing market as housing prices finally started to rise. what does that mean for sellers and buyers? we have an expert in the studio to discuss that. plus so many things going on. the big game, the 49ers, and the mavericks at moon bay. we will preview it for you. >> and president obama officially begins his second term just before 9:00 a.m. this morning. >> yes. >> he will have a private ceremony and swearing in. the public swearing in the tomorrow. >> on t
.c. along with tori campbell for president obama's inauguration for his second term. we're out there live right in the middle of the music, the pomp, the circumstance, thousands of people are out there as we look at these live pictures of some of the military musicians right there. testimony tori campbell is covering everything for us. is it getting crowded now? >> reporter: actually, the crowds are thinning out here. that's because i think people are heading into the mall, dome, inauguration and getting ready to celebrate. everyone's decorated. they are wearing obama hats, keeping warm, getting some food. because once they are inside, they won't be able to leave until the ceremony is over. inside there's already some musical entertainment going on. they started performing about a half-hour ago. during the ceremonies, some big names will be part of the entertainment. beyonce who sang "at last" during the obamas' first dance four years ago. she will be singing the national anthem and kelly clarkson will be singing as well as james taylor day -- james taylor. among the bay area is a rather
of the gathering in silent opposition. >> some of us are gun owners that believe that president obama's plan is the correct thing to do right now. >> the president and the vice president have proposed reasonable rules to register, to keep violence out of our schools. i would think the people on the other side of the parking lot would agree with those rules. >> if there were measures out there that would minimize these things let's do it. but getting rid of guns and infringing on peoples 2nd amendment rights punishing the constitutional rights of millions of law abiding citizens because of a few crazy madmen who do horrible, horrible things that doesn't seem right to me or really anybody else here. >> reporter: if one thing was clear it was that this country's dialoge on guns was far from being resolved. >> do it for your kids, do it for your grandkids. god bless you and thank you very much. >> reporter: in pacifica jeff pierce kron four news. >> those in pacifica were just part of the thousands of gun supporters gathered across the u-s to rally *against stricter limits on firearms. this is
, the presidential inauguration. president obama and first lady stepped out in the formal wear for two balls to celebrate a second term in office. ♪ i'm so in love with you >> the obamas slow damaged as the commander in chief ball as jennifer hudson serenaded them. all eyes were on the first lady. everyone wanted to know which designer she would be wearing. she stuck to a familiar name american designer jason woo who designed the white one shoulder inauguration gown in 2009. i am sure you remember that, eric. he did not know she would choose it, but sent out this tweet, "hash tag, in shock." >> and another star at the ball tweaked a new hit song "gill -- "girl on fire." ♪ obama's on fire ♪ obama's on fire ♪ he's walking on fire >> she managed to work the first lady into the song saying she and the president together "run the world." the events are not over at 7:30 our time this morning a national prayer service will take place at the natural cathedral and tonight at 6:00 p.m. abc reports lady gaga will perform at the inaugural ball for the president and his staff. >> does she have a
of this president. president obama will take the oath of office today on the steps of the u.s. capitol. as many as 700,000 people are expected to fill the nationallal to watch. >> if anybody has tickets give me shout out. >> reporter: darrell came here in jackson mississippi and camped o out overnight hoping to get a good spot. thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around the country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. >> today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremonial, held for the public. the constitution requires that the official swearing in take place on january 20th. >> i barack obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn into office yesterday in a small ceremony at the white house. he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said today's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not the election or swearing in of a president. what we're doing is celebrating each other. >> reporter: and he talked about what he called the most sign
barack obama is urging americans who support his gun control proposals to put pressure on congress. the president unveiled his proposals yesterday aimed at reducing gun violent. the president said it is up the public to maintain action. >> they need to bring these proposals up for a vote and the american people need to make sure that they do. >> among other actions the president is urging congress to reinstate the ban and coming up we'll see how soon we can expect to see it work on the president's pro pass etoes sal. >> -- proposal. >> they have a right to bear arms but i don't think anybody needs assault type weapons. >> if you get robbed then you need protection. >> all gun buyers should have background checks. >>> and they said they will be there to prevent a petition called for lifting caps on student health insurance. this by the way is the second day at the uc. if missing bay campus -- mission bay campus and it is called for in president barack obama's obama care overhaul. right now it has a lifetime cap of $400,000 and it is not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>
ds of thousands of people coming here to witness president obama take the oath of office for a second time. >> reporter: president obama made the short trip across lafayette park to attend a service at st. john's church. >> if anybody has tickets give me a shout out. >> reporter: as many as 700,000 people are expected to fill the national mall to watch the inauguration. darrell came here from jackson mississippi. he camped out overnight hoping to get a good spot. >> i'm going to be sitting right there waiting for when they open up. >> reporter: thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremonial, held for the public. the constitution requires that the official swearing in take place on january 20th. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said today's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not t
actually opening the door. >>> and right now in the nation's capital, work continues for president obama's inauguration in the nation's mall. the national mall being transformed to america's stage. where president obama will take his oath on monday. you can see the stand-ins for the president and first lady there. authorities securing that parade route. a total of more than 800,000 expected to attend this year, and the secret service promising better crowd management this time around. if you recall four years ago, thousands stuck in a tunnel and didn't get to see him being sworn in. preparations are continuing and president obama busy writing a speech. >> i have seen yellow pads filled with writing. >> i don't think he should turn this into a partisan speech, and i think he helps himself when he holds the high ground. >> president obama and vice president joe biden will take the oaths privately sunday and take the public oath in front of the nation on monday. >>> a handful of lucky students from the bay area enjoying the honor of attending monday's presidential inauguration. students wit
this morning our time. that's when barack obama officially starts his second term. washington is already in a party mode. abc's mr. bradley joins us live from the mall in washington, d.c. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. you are right, the party is already underway across town. here on the national mall where the inaugural ceremony and parade will begin tomorrow, they are expecting a crowd larger than both president bush and clinton got for their second inaugural. >> president barack obama takes the oath today but the public ceremony is tomorrow before hundreds of houses on the national mall. for that ceremony the president will place his hands on bibles tharpe once used by abraham lincoln and dr. martin luther king jr. en august gal activities kicked off with a bang. kids had an inaugural beautiful their own with performances by usher, members of the cast of glee and katie perry. yesterday was also a national day of service. the obama's joined americans across the country in control tier. >> everybody here, adults to children, understand the importance of giving back. >> final pr
barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: or talk about martin luther king. mr.bam made history uttering a three letter word never spoken in an inaugural address, gay. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated fairly under the law. >> reporter: he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle or substitute spectacle for politics. >> reporter: people who waited for hours embraced the harsher tone, the smaller crowd of 700, 000. anita jackson told me crunching numbers is missing the point of the inauguration rich with history and four years later, hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be a part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol steps today, mr. obama took one last look over the gigantic spectacle and said, i will never see this again. >>> a group of east bay students made it to washington, d.c. for the inauguration but getting there was not easy. for half of the 46 students from claremont middle school, it was their first trip out of lake
last week. today is the national holiday in king's memory. when president obama takes his public oath of office in a few hours, he will use a bible that belonged to king. and in case you're wondering what's closed today. federal and state courts are closed. as are city and county offices. banks and post offices are closed. there is no mail delivery today. as for public transit.bart and muni are operating on a saturday schedule there is weekend service for golden gate transit ferries and a-c transit buses. however, samtrans and caltrain are operating on regular weekday schedule. and in san francisco.parking meters are enforced. >> the dream catcher-the dream lighter-787, still wondering of the fire that could have caused from a battery. they could still be problems with wiring or other internal electrical components. and alsoa commuter plane skids off the runway at newark liberty airport. here you see the united airlines express plane flanked by emergency crews. 13 people were on board when the plane made a rough landing last night. several of the rear tires blew out on impact, causing
died in exchange for the freedom of two prominent terror suspects behind bars in the u.s. the obama administration rejected that offer. >>> at least one person is dead from an earthquake that hit western indonesia this morning, it was a magnitude 6 on the northern tip of the island of sumatra. a 9-year-old girl was found dead in the ruins of her home. several other people are hurt and power was knocked out. there was no tsunami from that quake. >>> bay area headlines now, piedmont police are searching for suspects in two violent home invasion robberies less than an hour apart. the two robberies were on opposite sides of piedmont but the same group of armed men may have been responsible. no one was seriously injured. >>> a community meeting is planned this evening to discuss the closure of a fire station in walnut creek. the contra costa county fire protection district is scrambling to cut costs and the shutdown of station 4 is part of the plan. meeting begins at 7:00 at walnut heights elementary school in walnut creek. >>> 6:11. a surfer in a tou
. >> i, barack hussein obama. >> pam: president obama begins his second term on a different note from his first. >> my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it, so long as we seize it together. >> pam: a partisan and populist inaugural address lays out his agenda for dealing with climate change, immigration reform, gun control and gay rights. ahead. but first, the president spoke directly to the american people today -- giving us a glimpse into the next four years. catherine heenan is here with more on his inauguration speech. catherine? >> catherine: it lasted only 18 minutes. and depending on who you talk to.the speech is being described as either rousing and inspiring. or overly partisan and aggressive. president obama was clearly giving us a preview of an ambitious second term agenda. touching on everything from medicare and global warming - to same sex marriage. >> our journey is not complete until wives, daughters, mothers can have equal wages among their others. our journey is not complete until brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else against the
secretary norm mineta would has to get back to get to president obama's inauguration but how the passengers were travel now is still to be determineed. >> we have developing news from san jose where police are searching for a man who tried to pull a toddler from his mother's arms in front of her arms last evening on dayo court. the mother said the stranger made a comment a about the toddler that made her uncomfortable so she picked up the child and he grabbed the girl's legs and tried to pull her away. the mother broke free and ran to the house and called police. he is hispanic, 20 to 30, wearing blue jones and a red baseball cap and a light t-shirt and smelled of motor oil. we will have more in a live report in the next half hour. >> a new associated press poll finds majority of americans support stricter gun laws at president obama will announce the plan this morning to reduce gun violence. for more we go to abc news like in washington, dc. >> get ready for a big fight. president obama's proposals to curb gun violence are already being met with enormous resistance by the n.r.a. >> the n.r
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. >> president obama is heading up a national day of service to kick off a weekend of inaugural events. the president, first lady and vice president joe biden and his wife, jill will also participate. this year's inauguration is expected to be scaled down from 2009. about 900-thousand people are expected to attend. thats also down compared to four years ago. president obama will have two swearing-ins: a public ceremony on monday and a private one tomorrow. if you call about nine- hundred thousand people 'scaled down'. officials say-for president obama's second inauguration, washington's national mall will have about half as many people as it did in 2009. undertaking. millions a- buzz with ceremony. symbolism. that big-event about 250-thousand people have coveted tickets- for president's platform. four-years ago, many who had on the periphery of the then be told you gotta go ceremony on monday, a live during the kron-4 morning news on monday. it will start at 8-30 in the morning. and we'll also have the inaugural parade live on our 24-7 bay area news channel - starting at 10-35. >> cali
a total of 320 flights including 51 international flights. >> after a celebration, president obama will wake up with many challenges to face in his second term if. >> story done and has a book--look at the past few days and what's next tory unnan. >> president obama took the oath of office not once because the inauguration fell on a sunday. >> the president and first lady walked upright rows along pennsylvania avenue and getting out of the car more than once. >> michelle obama wore a long red gown to the an inaugural ball. >> ♪ she chose the same designer w designero whojason woo. >> we must act knowing that our work will be on perfect. we must act knowing today's victories will be only partial. >> at least for one day some hope that his second term will be different for those of you who feel disappointed for the first term. >> debate on capitol hill continues over the national debt crisis. and what to do about national gun-control laws. >> we will see how that plays out. >> we will take a quick break. it is 4:07. >> a look at the san mateo bridge. restructuring, pension and supe
news. obama is inauguration was not just about the president. the we will have video that has his daughter going by road. >> president obama takes time to honor troops overseas. we will hear what he has to say to them. >> some incredible footage to show you of a volcano, that is caught on camera. that is all coming up after the break. antheython'tone e bennernnfor fong.ng give ave couploubegibeerser theythl gol o who e the can cl thsavisas,s, anthe thpplipp the tneedne to gtofromfreginegng..ng to dtong..ng to bea bifulif don d mo sav sg.g. moremooingoi th's t's pow p of o thhop ght ghw thw sha sr var typ tycabicatt is a s acialciuy auyjustjue ne hured,reinetinnineniollaol.. call (llar sarr)thr)to stop nop waiting for your wrinkle cream to work? neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair has the fastest retinol formula. to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles in just one week. neutrogena®. >> we are back. it is 6:40 a.m.. take a look at this video into kron 4. this is a volcano on new zealand's white island. you can see is bubbling and spewing steam and sediment. it is a hot plate basi
, no delays all the way out towards sunnyvale. back to you. ♪ let's stay together♪ >> president obama and the first lady, michelle, dancing last night at one of the inaugural balls. jennifer hudson doing her version of the al green classic, "let's stay together." of course the president did a little crooning. >> the first lady was beautiful. >> beautiful red gown. >>> but the party is over, back to business today for the president after a full day of inauguration festivities. >> cbs 5 reporter kristin ayers has highlights of the president's address and reaction from some bay area people who were in washington to witness it. >> reporter: they started gathering at dawn, streets outside washington's national mall filled with people huddled in the cold, the crowds growing as the morning wore on. >> i just keep looking back, and seeing people as far as i can see. it's kind of unbelievable. >> reporter: they came wanting to witness history. >> i love my president! i love barack obama. >> it's an opportunity to see history, to be part of it. to feel it,
. the picture was taken on wednesday hours after president obama called for renewed ban on assault weapons. what do you think of that? >> it has an extended magazine which would not be let -- legal in california. >> it is legal to carry, but the shoppers standing around like it is nothing, that is stunning. >> it would be stunning in california. there would be a race if the door. >> first lady is getting a lot of attention this morning for her new hair style. we will show you a picture and get reaction from kristen sze. >> coming up first, fighter jets scram being to >> daly city, dublin and los gatos and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> if you are a maverick fan, a storm system, powerful system, is kicking up the waves and sending them our way for the weekend. we have high pressure over tahoe but the waves come in under that and they will be dangerous this afternoon through sunday. today we are frosty inland and the rest of us in the mid-to-upper 30's through 7:00 and low 60's by 4:00, and, then, during the evening, not as cold as it has been, mid-to-upper 40's. saturday, sunday, and mond
from a couple thousand to 800,000 people in the lawn there. president obama took the oath of office yesterday as did the vice president. constitution mandates that the president start his term on january 20 which fell on a sunday. that's why they did that. the public inauguration will happen the next day which is today, martin luther king jr. holiday. the nation is abuzz. the public oath will happen at 8:30 our time. i don't think he'll put his hand on the bible until 8:55 or something like that. it's one of the most highly anticipated moments, the speech. what will he say during his inaugural address? we'll see. >> we'll talk about that right now with our political analyst. he's here ahead of the big moment. hi, michael. >> good morning. >> we already saw the actual oath yesterday. >> this is the seventh time that an inauguration that fell on a sunday will be honored on a monday. it's because the reason why the courts are closed on sundays. they decided to not make federal workers work on a weekend. we'll make them work on monday. >> today is a holiday. >> they're still working. fo
celebration over, it is back to work for president obama and vice president biden, as new budget battle wound in congress. >> the focus shifts to pressing issues including the debt ceiling, gun- control, an immigration reform. however, today both the president and first lady along with a bite and will attend the national prayer service at the national cathedral. the white house will hold a press briefing today and just as congress returns to work. >> we will be back but with more on the kron 4 morning oh! progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso >> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. new this morning a fire continued burning overnight at beale air force base hours after its bark. this is new video just in to kron 4. the base is an hour north of sacramento. the fire broke out around 230 yesterday afternoon a
the national conference of mayors and president obama's inauguration on monday. the mayor is planning to meet with several law enforcement agencies to secure and expand federal support to oakland police and the city's crime-fighting effort and is asking governor brown to extend the assistance oakland has been getting from the highway patrol. brown said oakland has to find out what they want. some in oakland want zero police. the leadership of that city has to show the way. brown is a former mayor of oakland. >> people dining out in san francisco will be able to access a restaurant health ratings at their fingertips. the consumer review site "yelp" will post health ratings online. it is a good way to get government information to the public. abc7's reporter will have a live report next year on that partnership. >> the weather forecast, now. it sounds like a broken record, or for the young people, the cd is skipping. >> the cd is stuck. >> mike nicco, our meteorologist , will explain where r what is happening. >> high pressure is keeping it still and allowing the pollution to build up. the poor
this year. and it is no coincidence that president obama today is invoking dr. king's legacy calling on americans to do something for each other on a national day of service. brian moar reports from washington. >> reporter: on a day of national service, president obama led by example. he and the first lady volunteered at a local elementary school. he was honoring the life and legacy of dr. martin luther drink, just like he did before his first inauguration. >> it's a symbol of how our democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power, but it should also be an affirmation that we're in this together. >> not far away the vice president and a bunch of bidens helped to pack supply kits for the u.s. military. an estimated 250,000 people today did something to help somebody else. in rochester, there was a clothing drive in manhattan, volunteers added a little life to the walls of a senior center. in orlando the groassroots services were literal. former first daughter chelsea clinton encouraged people to do more than just celebrate on this inauguration weekend. some chose to create cards
rents declined sitly in the south bay. some renters decided to buy. >>> president obama began the first day of his new kay ofshsh -- new day of work with sox and prayers as the -- songs and prayers at the national washington cathedral. he and michelle obama were joined by joe biden and his wife. the post inaugural press conference dates back to the first inauguration of george washington. >>> how thieves managed to steal a dozen cars from an east bay car kieler -- dealer. >>> and it's a mild, sunny date out there -- it's a mild, sunny day out there. rosemary will be back to tell you about changes. >> reporter: we're live at a march if where a rally is due to get underway about the roe versus wade. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. >>> afterno
moments. >> we'll have more highlights from that historical day, including how president obama is using his inaugural address as a call to action for a second term. >>> also ahead, what do you think about co-workers who show up even though they are sick? >> i don't do it that often. >> it's actually a serious story. sometimes people don't have a choice. sometimes they aren't paid for their sick days, so they have to go to work or don't get paid. so we're talking about more efforts to make sick pay mandatory. >>> and rare interviews with prince harry in afghanistan that are getting a lot of attention. he talks rather candidly and openly about opening fire on the taliban. that much talked about trip to vegas and the duchess' pregnancy. we'll hear from the prince coming up. >>> also, scary video as you've seen. the high school wrestler taking his position on the mat when a huge spotlight falls on him. fortunately, he is okay. actually, he finds humor in what happened. as you see, he turned out well. he's going to share his story in a live interview in just a little bit. >> all right. we'll
event will be held. >>> president obama will be sworn in in adrift event tomorrow. the constitution requires the event to happen on the 20th, but since that starts on a sunday, an event will happen on monday so the americans can watch the ceremony. dc police swore in extra police yesterday. some will provide security for the event and others at the ball. >>> devante brown was invited to attend the events. he is a member of the national honor society and several other clubs. he tutors other students and soon, he will see the president take the oath of office. >> when i heard it would be on martin luther king jr. day, i thought that would be perfect and he is using king's bible. i thought that was really cool. >>> only a few republicans will attend president obama's inauguration. former republican vice presidential candidate has a part in the ceremony. >>> here's a look at the schedule of the events. vice president joe biden will be sworn in at 5:30 our time in washington dc and president obama will be sworn in at 8:30 on sunday morning. the public swearing in until at 8:30 and then f
also was injured. police still have not released a possible motive for the incident. >> president obama is a inauguration day is just away. but do not expect the same pageantry that you saw the first time around. this year it will be scaled down. only 900,000 people are scheduled to attend. this year's preparation is have been replete with rehearsals-withstand-ends played the president, vice president, chief justice. the real president will have to swearing ins, a public ceremony on monday, a private one the day before. he will use to bibles, one owned by abraham lincoln, the other by martin luther king jr.. >> coming up on kron4 morning news. thousands of people will get to have moon bay this weekend to watch the pros compete in the mavericks' international surfing contest. >> the australian summer is heating up, making it tougher firefighters to battle these raging wildfires. >> we are learning more about the bay area's first flute related deaths of the season. santa clara county health officials say that the victim was 98 years old. she died earlier this month. she also suffered from
of the inauguration continues as president barack obama will attend the national prayer service as he begins his second term in office. kyla campbell is -- tori campbell is in washington d.c., are things quiet there? >> yes, things are calming down after a lot going on over the last couple of days. the first lady appeared at the commander and chief's ball and the president gave a special greeting. >> it is because of you with honor we were able to end the war in iraq and because of you we were able to end justice to osama bin laden. [applauds] [applauds] >> and of course there was a lot of attention given to the first lady's dress and it was designed once again by jason wow and she has been wearing a lot of somber dark colors and it was a surprise to see her coming out in a bright red. >> and garage was flying and crews had their work cut out for them. there is a garbage can behind my now. the first lady will be attending a prayer service along with the vice-president and his wife and tonight there is another ball, the staff inaugural ball will be held at the convention center here in washington
will formally hand over his recommendation to president obama. >> i'm confident there are steps we can take that don't require legislation and are within my realm of authority as president. >>> coca-cola kicking off a new ad campaign surrounding soda and obesity. >> if you take in more calories than you burn off you will gain weight, duh. >> yeah, that's how it works. >>> former president george h.w. bush is at home this morning after spending two months in a hospital. >>> feeling very patriotic at walmart reportedly announcing a plan today to hire every single veteran who wants a job. >> in florida a fearless fisherman wanted to catch that tarpin by hand. >> all that -- >> did you ever talk to your family, father? >> yeah we were in touch during the time. >> they said "keep up the good work"? what did they say? >> and all that matter. >> this new desire on your part not to negotiate, no one is talking to each other how to resolve this. >> a company developed a vending machine that sells marijuana. [ cheers and applause ] in a related story the recession is over! we did i
obama and vice president joe biden will unveil the proposals during an event at the white house. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: the announcement after the city took elementary tragedy. this ignited the gun violence task force that is being led by joe biden. but with the president in the vice-president of on bail in the package to take measures sponsored by universal background checks, and a ban on high capacity magazines, and assault rifles. many will require congressional approval. >> he believes that things that we can do it in a bipartisan way will of sight of washington. but in yes, we are able to reduce gun violence but is something that we can do together. it is not just from the president's. >> opponents of the nra are promising a gun battle. >> a new poll suggests that nearly 60-percent of americans want stricter gun laws following last month's deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary. 84-percent who answered the associated press poll want background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> oakland's safety committee has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to hire
are expected in the nation's capital monday for president obama's inauguration. coming up the rush for tickets and the distance some people traveled to be part of history. >>> undergraduate applications to the university of california's nine campuses have taken a big jump this year. nearly 175,000 high school seniors and transfer students have applied for admission next fall, an increase of 8.6% from last year partly driven by a surge in applications from outside california. >>> the tsa is changing the kind of full body scanners used at san jose and oakland airports. it's going to stop using the scanners that show an image that looks like a naked body in the coming months and switch to a different brand that produces a generic image like an avatar. sfo uses the avatar type full body scanners. the naked body types generated numerous complaints about invasion of privacy. >> reporter: rip currents, live at rodeo beach. >> reporter: how good are bathe area's bar pilots? still -- the bay area's bar pilots? still ahead. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu channel 2 news at
. we have a preview of monday's big event for president obama in washington d.c. and part two of lance and part two of lance armstrong's inte [ loud party ] hi, i'm ensure clear... clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've got nine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. >> today the president and first lady are participating in a community service project in the washington d.c. area. they have asked americans to also take part in day of service to honor dr. martin luther king. there will still be an inauguration party in washington but not as over the top as it was four years ago. abc news karen traverse shows us what to expect. >> hundreds of thousands will pack the national mall on monday. eager to witness in person the second inauguration of president obama. but they are not quite partying like it's 2009. four years ago a record 1.8 million people gathered to see the swearing in of the first african-american president. >> i do solumnly swear. >> this year officials
tagging. >> president obamas second inauguration is days away, but did not expect a pop and pageantry you saw the first time around. >> this year it'll be scaled down. >> only 900,000 people are attending which is half as many people as 2009. the years preparations have been replete with rehearsals with stand in its plan the president, vice president, and chief justice. >> the real president will have to swearing in spirit a public ceremony on monday, a private one the day before. he will use to bibles, one owned by abraham lincoln, the other by martin luther king jr.. >> 7:37 a.m. will be back in a couple of moments to start off your friday morning and get you into the weekend. we have our memount tam cam. we have no wind as of now and the camera is showing you all of the sunshine. for the new mattress models but sleep train's huge year end clearance is ending soon. for a short time, save hundreds on tempur-pedic mattresses. get the most highly-recommended bed in america at closeout prices. plus, get interest-free financing and free same-day delivery. why wait for the new models? sleep t
. >>> on the national level now, president obama is expected to introduce new gun control proposals in the coming days. and those proposals will likely include bans on some weapons, as well. susan mcginnis reports, gun owner advocates are geared up to block such efforts. >> reporter: president obama says he is putting together his plan to reduce gun violence. >> members of congress are going to have to have a debate and examine their own conscience. >> reporter: the president's plan will be based on recommendations from vice president joe biden's task force. likely proposals include mental health background checks, longer prison sentences for gun traffickers, and more information on violent videogames. he also wants a ban on assault rifles but many gun rights advocates including mike emerson are opposed. >> the people who want them to get them to do evil things won't be deterred by a ban. >> reporter: the president faces opposition from the nra and lawmakers on capitol hill. even top democrats do not believe an assault weapons ban can pass through congress. t
to have ties to al qaeda. the obama administration says it is not releasing the names of the americans being held hostage for their own security. >> i'm not going to get into any further details as we continue to work on this issue with the algerian authorities. >> reporter: the militants say they took over the plant in retaliation for french air strikes against nearby mali. with u.s. support the french started bombing last week to keep islamic groups from taking over the country. the terrorists say they won't release any hostages until france calls off the military operations. workers at the complex are from several countries. leaders from all the nations are working with the algerian military which says it has the militants surrounded with no way to escape. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the natural gas field is a joint venture involving algeria, norway and bp. we are still awaiting more details about as many as 20 hostages to reportedly escaped today. >>> since hurricane katrina seven years ago inspectors have found hundreds of levees i
recommendations to president obama on ways to curb gun violence. newtown police chief michael kehoe offers his opinion. >> ban assault weapons, restrict those magazines that so have so many bullets in them. >> catherine: as the debate rages in washington, the people of newtown look for ways to move forward. catherine heenan kron4 news. >> pam: there is a new battleground on in the war on terror -- but this time america is *not leading the charge. more tonight at 5-30. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> one of the big questions we're talking about are the freezing temperatures. take a look it this that is frozen this is in napa valley. and how about this grass? you can really see it. we're always looking for your images. sending them it. we're always looking for your images. sending them in look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming
of 58¢. >> president obama is tackling the issue of gun violence by way 19 steps that could be taken through executive action alone. >> those steps could include more restrictive action against people live on gun sell background checks, a striking limits on federal research into the news, or a tougher penalties against gun trafficking, and giving schools flexibility to use grant money to improve safety. >> obama is expected to unveil his proposals as early as tomorrow. >> at more than a million people try to buy guns that have been turned down since 19908 that is according to the fbi. >> the figure comes from data collected during background checks run from gun purchases. >> the top reason for denying the sale, 58 percent of the time, the buyer had been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor punishable by more than two years in prison. >> statistics show the only one person potential gun buyers were turned down for mental-health issues. >> according to the fbi of all the checks once 1998 only about 1 percent resulted in turn down. >> will be back with more of the kron 4 morning news. w
joke. others aren't so sure. we'll talk to the reporter who broke that story. >>> then president obama launching a campaign style push to gain public support for sweeping gun control efforts. the national rifle association is vowing the fight of the century to block that. we'll talk to the nra's president coming up. >>> an inside look at scientology. an exclusive interview with oscar winning director and former scientology member paul hagut says he thinks the religion is a cult. the church dismisses him as the hypocrite of hollywood. we'll speak with him and talk to the author of a new book that explores the link between scientology and hollywood. >>> we want to get to breaking news. nbc's nichelle cokosinkski liven london. >> reporter: this has been changing by the moment. first, the report that a number of hostages has escaped. now that algerians have raided the facility and a number of have been killed, including hostages. 41 people held, among them americans, british, norwegians, and they called this retribution for french intervention in neighboring mali against militant there. at
from bay area gun owners following president obama said federal gun control proposals. >> we are looking ed 8 unusual back up due to an early morning stall over an hour ago. it back then sub so early that we have not recovered. the drive time is starting to approach normal for this hour there are still bigger than normal. you will hit about a 16 to 18 minute drive time if you're coming from the mimic freeway. if you are still looking at a 20 to 22 minute drive time perry ed it is about 18 minutes for the east shore freeway. the traffic began to slow through berkeley as you head to the bay bridge. >> we are looking at the san francisco skyline. it is a clear start for the morning. there are instances of fog. the temperatures are just below the freezing mark. yesterday we did have freezing fog. as we head into the afternoon it will be mostly sunny and will be warmer. we could see possibly mid to upper 60s. here is a look at your numbers in your neighborhood. it is 43 degrees right now in san francisco. the temperatures will jump as we head into afternoon. i will have these numb
's meeting. she's also there for president obama's inauguration on monday. she says she has meeting scheduled with justice department officials and officials with the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. trying to bring more law enforcement resources back to oakland. we're also finding out the reasons why san jose police chief chris moore's decision was to leave the police department. 51-year-old chief's last day on the job is tomorrow. he says the last straw came when the city council voted against putting half cent sales tax measure on last november's ballot to help the police department with its money. moore says he decided if he didn't have the support of city officials, it was time for him to go. san jose by the way has not yet named a permanent replacement for chief moore. >>> 49ers fever sweeping the bay area. the team is one win away from the super bowl. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose as fans gear up for the game. janine. >> reporter: we're here in downtown and one place that is expected to be packed with 49er fans is this sports bar on santa clara street. whenever the big
to abuse. >> a special night for the president and mrs. obama ahead of monday's inauguration. >> but, first, the america's money report. >> good morning, topping america's money, a couple of big economic reports going in the right direction with construction going way up jumping 12 percent in november and people looking if unemployment benefits dropping. the dow jones industrial average hit a five year high during the day ending up 84 points and the s&p 500 closed at the highest since december of 2007. and american airlines gives the jet as if you look with a new logo and design with a new branding. new atm's that crank out $1 and $5 bills. it is part of a move to have machines do more of what tellers used to do. cupertino, concord and wine country, this is abc7 news. >> new this morning, disturbing surveillance video from philadelphia showing an attacker throwing a woman on to the subway tracks. police say this attack happened tuesday afternoon. a man began to beat a young woman before dragging her by the ankles and throwing her on to the train tracks below. the woman managed to climb back
celebration. we have a preview of monday's big event for president obama in washington, d.c. part two of lance armstrong's interview with oprah. >> katie: today the president and first lady are participating in a community service project in the washington, d.c. area. they have asked americans to himself take part in a day of service to honor dr. martin luther king. karen travers shows us to what to expect. >> thousands will pack the mall on monday eager to witness the second inauguration of president obama, but they are not quite partying like it's 2009. four years ago a record 1.8 million people gathered to see the swearing in of the first african-american president. >> this year officials estimate estimate about 600,000 to 800,000 will be on hand. that will be more for george w. bush but a far cry from 2009. the there will be star power, beyonce will take part in the swearing-in ceremony. supporters will be enthusiastic but the mood on the mall will be different and president's speech while the nation is not teetering on the brink like in 2009, president is struggling with high unemployment
they are being watched. >>> president obama will unveil his details to lower gun violence. >> he discussed it yesterday in his last scheduled nice conference of his first term. >> i'm confident there are some steps that we can take that don't require legislation and that are within my authority as president and where you get a step that has the opportunity to reduce the possibility of gun violence. i want to go ahead and take it. >> the president's plan is expected to include a ban on high capacity magazines and stricter background checks for gun buyers. the president is still reviewing recommendations from the gun task force led by vice president joe biden. >>> meanwhile state lawmakers in new york are expected to pass the nation's most restricted gun laws to date. the measure has already passed the state senate and is now before the new york assembly increasing sentences for gun christ, ban internet sales of assault weapons and make it a misdemeanor for failing to safely store a weapon. governor andrew cuomo supports it. >>> marin county is having a gu
for the nfl draft in florida this week. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> president obama has unveiled his plan to curb gun violence but now comes the tricky part the hard part getting congress to go along with that program. the sweeping half billion- dollar plan calls for a ban on military-style assault rifles and expanded background checks on customers for every gun purchased. it would also limit ammunition magazines to a maximum of 10 rounds and impose stiffer penalties for gun trafficking. >> i'm calling on congress to pass some very specific proposals right away. if there's even one life that can be saved, then we have an obligation to try. >> the president signed 23 executive orders aimed at reducing gun violence but his key proposals need congressional approval. >>> time now 6:11, all they could think of was the movie jaws. two fishermen encounter a great white. >> the place you live in you got to know what to do, where you are. >> you sure do. from state capitals to small countries you will meet a bay area geography whiz. how a sch
it is impacting travelers. >> president obama is expected to and i unveiled sweeping proposal to curb gun violence in the u.s., details ahead. >> it is called out there and erica is taking a look at the forecast. >> good morning and we're keeping a close eye on the numbers. 27 it is starting out as santa rosa and novato and 29 and napa and vallejo is 28. over 30's and richmond and downtown san francisco. frost may be a possibility as we head into the afternoon. expect mostly sunny skies and temperatures on the warmer side. we will see some mid to upper 50s as we head into the afternoon. full details on what to expect by the weekend coming up in my next report. >> this morning bowens 787 dream lighter is grounded by two major airlines in japan. this is after a series of mechanical problems over the last few weeks and it does have an impact of san jose mineta. will tran is standing by with the latest. >> in a perfect world there would be a flight landed at 9:00 this morning from hong kong to take those passengers are waiting back to hong kong. this was so celebrated that it took off a couple of days
with the boeing 7-8- 7. including cracked engines, and a fuel leak. ahead at eight. president obama delivers on his promise. to enact gun control policy in the wake elementary school shootings. a look at the new measures. the national rifle association fires back at the tighter policies. but did they go to far. by mentioning the president's children? and alarming numbers from the d-m-v about unlicensed drivers on california roads. the age groups that are at. and pose. the greatest risk. >> developing tonight. the government is confirming americans are among those who were taken hostage during an attack by islamist fighters in algeria. at least two people have been killed and six others injured. the group targeted a bus carrying passengers - from a base at the british owned gas field to an airport. indications are the attakers are affiliated with an al qaeda group based in mali. defense secretary leon panetta has called it a - quote- 'terrorist act.' president obama, taking action aimed at reducing gun violence in america. he signed more than a dozen executive orders -- and is urging congress
touchdowns in last week's win over green bag. >> president obamas second term officially began sunday with a private swearing-in ceremony at the white house. then the big celebrations happen monday when the public inauguration happens. catherine heenan shows us the nation is getting ready. >> they have been practicing a year ago before they knew they would get an invitation. >> we're trying to get into a party we are not invited to hoping that will let us and the door. >> off the tradition of a public ceremony goes back generations including william mckinley's inauguration in 1897. teddy roosevelt in 1905. >> swat teams and bomb sniffing dogs will be included. a dive team will be on standby. among the people lining up to see the president paul ryan the republican president who ran for vice president calling it an obligation. >> making a return appearance the bible used by abraham lincoln at his inauguration. president obama used it last time and want to use it again. >> catherine heenan kron 4 news. >> you will be able to watch the inauguration live during the kron 4 morning news on m
. >> yes, it is still worth it, i breathe the air obama briefs, so it -- breathes so it was worth it. >> when my kids grow up, i will be able to tell them i had the experience something of this magnitude. >> reporter: vendors were hawking everything you can think of related to the inauguration, buttons hats and posters and there will be a lot of crowds as far as the train steaks and the roads and some of those estimated 100 people will be started home. coming up we will find out what we can expect for the president's second term. i am tori campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> people who did attend the second inauguration said it was much better than four years ago but lines were still long but overall people said it was more organized and it made getting around easier. >> definite lit not as -- definitely not as many people as there was before but still a lot of hope. >> an the first lady as is tradition walked the parade route and certainly you can hear the excitement there. as the u.s. congress gets back to workings house republicans could avoid a showdown over the debt ceilin
will start work in oakland february 10. >>> president obama will unveil details of his plan to reduce gun violence as soon as this week. >> he briefly discussed it yesterday in his last scheduled news conference of his first term. >> i'm confident that there's some steps that we can take that doesn't require legislation and that are within my authority as president. and where you get a step that has the opportunity to reduce the possibility of gun violence, then i want to go ahead and take it. >> the president's plan is expected to include a ban on high capacity magazines and stricter background checks for gun buyers. the president is still reviewing recommendations from the gun task force that was led by vice president joe biden. >>> state lawmakers in new york are expected to pass the nation's most restrictive gun law later today. the measure has already passed the state senate and is now before the assembly. it would increase sentences for gun crimes, ban internet sales of assault weapons and make it a misdemeanor for failing to safely store weapons.
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